Vateria copallifera

Common name in Sri Lanka is Hal tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Hal
Botanical Name  Vateria copallifera
Origin of species  Endemic
Family  Dipterocarpaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V7
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 222
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -8.2 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -11-50 cm
-Width -5-18 cm
Conservation Status  Endangered
Growth Rate  Slow
Crown type  Rounded
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Wet loam soil
Impact on Soil
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses  Fruit
Economic Importance  Fruit, medicine
Distribution  Low and mid country wet zone
Light preferences  Semi shade
Flowering time
Flower Color  Yellow
Fruit type  Dry fruit